5 Northern Michigan Ice Wines to Savor This Spring

President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau put Northern Michigan ice wine on the map when they sipped Chateau Chantal Ice Wine at a state dinner at the White House. Read on for more about Northern Michigan ice wine!

Just after the first frost, Northern Michigan vintners take to their chilly vineyards to pick the select grapes they’ve let freeze. These will be pressed into ice wine, the dessert wine some call the nektar of the gods. Here are 5 great dessert wines to savor this season. Whether sipping after a meal or by the fire, these rich, sweet wines will warm your soul. To read about how ice wine is harvested and produced, check out Making Ice Wine in Northern Michigan.

45 North

2013 Ice Wine Riesling

$95  231.271.1188, fortyfivenorth.com

Bel Lago

Ice Wine Pinot Grigio (grapes picked January 3, 2012).

$75. 231.228.4800, bellago.com

Black Star Farms

2013 A Capella Ice Wine

$92.50.  231.944.1270, blackstarfarms.com

Chateau Chantal

2013 Ice Wine

$70. 800.969.4009, chateauchantal.com

Verterra Winery

2012 Tundra Ice Wine

$49. 231.256.2115, verterrawinery.com

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